The drink of choice for Sam Axe: The Minty Mojito. (via 2eat2drink)

Hi.  My name is Nicole and i’m an indulger.

Lately, my indulgence of choice is a “Mojito”.  A refreshing drink, made with rum, sugar, mint leaves, lime and carbonated (or sparkling) water.  It’s the perfect way to cool down on a hot Summer afternoon, as well as a great evening cocktail.

While driving to a bar in South Miami with an old friend two nights ago, i turned to him and said “if you ever want a great Mojito, go to Trattoria Sole’ “. He replied, “have you ever tried to translate the word ‘Mojito’ into English? It means ‘Little Wet One’.”  Indeed, it does…

we laughed.

Places i recommend in Miami for great tasting “Little Wet Ones” are:

Talavera Cocina Mexicana, Coral Gables – Mango Mojito
Sugarcane Raw Bar, Wynwood/Midtown area – The Original Mojito
Trattoria Sole’, South Miami – Coconut Mojito

OR try a homemade Minty Mojito using the recipe below!

The drink of choice for Sam Axe: The Minty Mojito. Do you watch Burn Notice? If you do, you’ll know who Sam Axe is, and that the minty mojito is mentioned frequently. If not, I suggest you mix up a few of these and look for the show on USA. We were fully immersed in the mojito when we went on our honeymoon to Puerto Rico, including the oddly silly tour of the Bacardi factory (which you should ask me about). We had all kinds: sweet, not sweet, super minty, barely minty, mint pulverized and whole. … Read More

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5 responses to “The drink of choice for Sam Axe: The Minty Mojito. (via 2eat2drink)

    • Great post, thank you for sharing! Think i’m going to try and whip up my own batch of “Minty Mojitos” at home next weekend. I will let you know how they turn out 🙂

  1. Loved reading this! My only experience with a Moijitos was a bad one. One a girls trip to the beach several years ago someone brought one of those big buckets that you add alcohol to and then put it in the freezer. What came out of the freezer was lime green slush that was so strong you couldn’t drink it. No one wanted to hurt her feelings so everyone sort of put down their drinks here and there all around the house, like they set it down and forgot it.

  2. Oh and I should say, Miami is a city I’ve never been to. It’s in the top 5 of places I want to visit. Since I live on the east coast, in the south, there really is no excuse, right?

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